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: thank you for the call. steve is joining us from minnesota. caller: good morning. you know -- am i on? host: you sure are. caller: the building behind you. when these people get into it, they really screwed up. i do not know. host: ok. we will leave it there. our question, should there be more regulations on this super bowl sunday? a story from politico. if you are watching the game tonight, you will see a 32nd spot. the headline -- " super --2013: bloomberg-founded mayors' group sponsors gun control ad." the ad calls for lawmakers to pass rules requiring background checks. it is narrated by children with "america, the beautiful"playing in the background. where are you calling from? you are on the air. caller: i would like to comment that if the president and government is so worried about injuries a dental health, maybe they should consider the abortion issue and the disproportionate killing of african american babies. host: ok. from "the new republic." he was asked about football injuries at the high school level and the nfl and he said "i am a big football fan, but if i had a son,
a national infrastructure project. we could put people to work. host: steve from twitter -- host: next we're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i
together and got it done. i want to congratulate the owners -- the owner, steve bisciotti, a class act, who does work on and off the field. the general manager, ozzie newsome and of course the players, number 52, ray lewis, and number five, joe flacco, who won m.v.p. of the game. at the end of the day it was lights out for the 49ers. baltimore cannot be more proud to welcome our players and the vince lombardi trophy back home. i want to say our leader, nancy pelosi, who is homegrown baltimore, she is now a 49ers fan, but she did accept a defeat with her regular class and dignity. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. pelosi: i rise to congratulate -- i was going to call him -- congressman rupp ersberger and other members of the maryland delegation, more importantly, join them in congratulating the ravens on a -- they beat a mighty champion at the super bowl. as a proud 49e
is steve from new jersey on our line for independents. he has a son who caller: is adopted -- he has a son who was adopted. caller: we adopted our son 17 years ago from canada. he is almost 18 years old, and i'm finding that the paperwork -- i'm finding the paperwork, and he is not considered -- he is illegal actually. the judge and everything died, and now we are trying to go through a lawyer to try to find something that we can do before he becomes 18 years old to make sure that everything is ok. do you have any answers for me? guest: i hope you will contact our organization after this call. up until the year 2000, our laws or not structured assets that make it that when a child was adopted by a u.s. citizen, there were confirmed as the citizenship of their parents. congress realize that in 2000 and passed the child citizenship act, but as you said, children who were not aware of that or did not benefit from it are still in this position of being here illegally. congress is aware of situations like your son's and helping to address it legislatively speaking next year, but there are thing
, democratic caller. steve. caller: good morning. i am a democrat but i tend to stay independent with things. it seems like the republicans -- it might not be true, but there is always the appearance that you want to push the pain on a broader section and towards the bottom. to that, i had a couple of questions. what is your stance on competitive bidding for rd medicare? -- four part d medicare? also, the simple fix for social security of raising the cap might even if it is just to say 200,000 dollars, and i am sure your mom did not lay bricks, so raising the medicare age to 67 for someone that laid bricks their whole life might not be great. host: congressman? guest: the caller is correct, she did not lay bricks, budget a lot of jobs. she worked for the, a dental asn later years. but you are right. on that point, the idea -- i guess his point is when you talk about raising the age, can you do it? what sort of career, what sort of rights do you have? that is an interesting discussion to have. it gets more complicated because you could say i laid bricks 30 years ago but now for the last 20 ye
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